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to people along both sides. the vice president and jill biden there in their limo. the president and michelle obama, the first lady, in their limo. they're getting closer and closer to where we are. pretty soon, they'll be making a left turn back on to pennsylvania avenue. they'll be going right to that reviewing stand right across from where we are. the military formations have already passed. they're getting ready to receive the president at that the reviewing stand, kate. this is a specially build reviewing stand. they've spent a lot of time building this reviewing stand. the president will want to see each of the marching bands, each the floats pay tribute. they all have a significant special meaning for him. >> they all have a significant special meaning. there are eight official floats that will be coming by. some of them honoring hawaii. there will be a hawaii state float. there will be be an illinois state float. obviously the state where president barack obama was born. and illinois, the birth state of the first lady. and their home state. a pennsylvania state float, the
of united states, joseph biden jr. and dr. biden, accompanied by senator alexander and mrs. alexander. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, mrs.ck obama and mission michelle obama, accompanied by senator schumer. [applause] >> please be seated. mr. president. ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats. ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats. mr. president, mr. vice president, honored guests, my colleagues on the joint congressional committee on the inaugural ceremonies and i are pleased to welcome you to today's inaugural luncheon. in this historic room we look around at the 35 statues representing men and women, well, one woman. thank you illinois and senator durbin for the statue of frances willard, though i feel obligated to say she was born in rochester, new york. thankfully, she will soon have a company when rosa parks completes her journey from the back of the bus to the front of statuary hall later this year. [applause] now we look around and remember the men and women who helped to define our nation. they like us worked hard to move t
joe biden will take the oath of office first administered by supreme court associate justice sonia sotomayor. >> and then the crowd will be treated to a musical selection by james taylor and then chief justice john roberts will administer the presidential oath of office to mr. obama. that comes just before noon eastern time. now, following the president's inaugural address will be another musical selection. this one by kelly clarkson, and a poem by richard blanco. reverend luis leon will give the benediction followed by beyonce. she's going to sing the national anthem, she had a baby, and she's going to perform at the super bowl. >> not to be upstaged, hampsto pearson is at the capitol. what are you seeing? >> beyonce got a much bigger cheer than i did. it was one of the more electric moments that just happened a few minutes ago when she and jay-z came in. you just missed the introduction of former president bill clinton and secretary of state hillary clinton and former president jimmy carter and wife roslyn. we are just minutes away from the arrival of, of course, the vice preside
of the debate. we're also watching the second couple, vice president joe biden and his wife jill biden, get in their limousine so they can head up in the motorcade to the capitol. you saw president obama and the first lady getting into the beast, the armored presidential limousine. they will ride separately up to the capitol from their daughters sasha and malia, who appear to be riding in this motorcade along with their grandmother, marion robinson, who is the mother, of course, of michelle obama, wolf. >> brianna, stand by for a moment. i want to keep these pictures up if we can, also pictures from the capitol. we are here on the united states capitol. we're awaiting the arrival of the president. should be coming up soon. kate balduan is here, david gergen is here. the day is enormous. whether you're a democrat or republican, you feel it from where we are. >> you sure do. it's a gorgeous day. it's brisk, but it's not freezing. the sun is gleaming on the capitol. you have these throngs of people. you can look all the way down the mall and see them. it's not as big as last time, but when you
, how much security has changed in the white house over the last few years. >> there's dr. joe biden, the vice president's wife, who we know, very active in helping the military families coming back. >> also an educator. vice president biden, sworn in yesterday, as well. 8:15 yesterday morning at the naval observatory. sworn in by supreme court justice sonia sotomayer. we go back to the capitol right now. guests continue to file into the steps. >> can we do a split screen? i'm going to ask our director if we can do that. i want to see the crowd four years ago, as the president looked out. and i want to see the crowd today and compare them. it looks as if it stretched the entire 2.2 miles. >> there's 2009. >> pretty big. >> it does look pretty packed. of course, it will be a smaller crowd than four years ago. that was a moment in history that cannot be replicated. the flag is waving on the mall, as president obama prepares to come down to the capitol. >> let's talk a little about the president's speech because we do know he has been working on it since december. as they emerge. the fi
president joe biden. it was yesterday, a sunday, a day we traditionally do not hold inauguration ceremonies. all the pomp and celebration were saved for today. our friend lawrence o'donnell is at the west front triangle outside the capitol. lawrence, what's the feeling there this morning? what is it like out there? >> reporter: the good news the feeling is warmer than anyone thought it was going to be. everybody was really worried around here in the last couple days just how cold it would be. it's livable in the 40s. and, rachel, they opened up the security system here at 7:00 a.m. people have been streaming in here since 7:00 a.m. they are not all through security yet. they will still be at least another hour of that. 250,000 of the president's closest friends have gotten tickets to this. not all of them get seats. some of them, some of the tickets are just standing tickets, and what you see behind me going down the mall are the people who are just here because they want to be here and they don't need a ticket. and they are in the free space, which may in many ways be the most fun place to
on the following monday. >> both president obama and vice president biden took their official oaths of office why yesterday. >> i barack hussein obama swear -- >> supreme court justice john roberts swore in the first family. justice sotomayor did the honor at the vice president's residence at the united states naval observe tore in washington. >> and both families attended a church service at the episcopal church directly opposite the white house. moments ago the limousine carrying the obamas and the bidens arrived at the capital after the 12 block trip up pennsylvania avenue from the white house. >> joining us, our news hour regular column younist mark shields and new york sometimes columnist mark brooks. >> big day, gwen. it is a big day. it lacks the inherent drama and expense of the new first inaugural. this is important. i think it's a defining moment for the second inaugural, the president at the top of his popularity over the past three years and this is a chance to lay out what he wants to do, i think, in broad terms and specifically of course in the the state of the union. >> what do you
this battalion of democracy today to president barack obama and vice president joe biden. and to you, gentlemen, i say, congratulations and godspeed. [ applause ] >> i am now pleased to introduce my friend and colleague and partner in this inaugural endeavor, senator lamar alexander to the podium to present the official photographs. >> thanks, chuck, mr. president and mr. vice president and jill. empty and mrs. clinton, mr. chief justice. one former president who is not here today, we were sitting next to him, george h.w. bush and before he got up to speak he leaned over and said to barbara "what should i speak about?" and she said in a very loud whisper "about five minutes, george." i'll take about one minute. there will probably come a time, mr. president and mrs. obama and to the bidens when your children are trying to explain to their grandchildren that this day actually happened. if those great grandchildren don't believe it, we have pictures. and these pictures are for you and we wish you the best as you work for that common good, mr. cortez spoke about in the invocation and you eloquen
president biden will be sworn in. all of these swearings-in took place officially yesterday. james taylor will sing "america the beautiful." 11:55, and they hope to keep right to schedule, we'll see the president get sworn in by his chief justice. then we get into the entertainment shank of the program with kelly clark son, "my country tis of thee." beyonce yet to come. richard blanco will read his work of the day. and beyonce will play them into lunch, inside the capitol. lester holt is at the front of the capitol for us. lester, crowd is filling in behind you back there. >> it sure is. what a spectacular vantage point we have. the marine band playing right now. some of the dignitaries and vips taking their seats, including the governs who are just over my shoulder. members of the senate and house will be on the stage, along with the president's cabinet. diplomatic dignitaries and two forms presidents, president carter and clinton will be here, both president bushs will not be ascending this inauguration. things, as you say, should get under way about 11:30. the president and vice presid
biden. they came to a 50-minute prayer service. attended also by about 600 members of the parish and congregation. they also got some news when they heard that their reverend will be giving the benediction. the previous one had withdrawn after he gave an anti-gay sermon 20 years ago. he began today worshipping at the church known as the church of presidents. >> wyatt, thank you very much. >>> also at the white house today, david axelrod is joining us this morning. the former city hall bureau chief of "the chicago tribune," but perhaps better known to everyone these days as the chief strategist and architect of the president's victory in 2008 and his most recent re-election as well. david, thank you very much for joining us this morning. >> great to be with you, scott. >> as we noted earlier, the unemployment rate on inauguration day in 2009 was 7.8 and it's 7.8% today. the president has a lot of work cut out for him. what do you think we will see from the president with regard to the economy going forward in the second term? >> well, first of all, i think it's worth noting it was
too, the way this first term is ending if in 2016 if hillary does run and joe biden run, whom does the president endorse in that race? >> you've got a good point. >> who knows? it's a long ways away. >>> also this morning, the jeers and cheers as steve jobs' life story is told in a new movie. who is praising ashton kutcher in the film and who is panning the whole thing? >>> and later this half hour, turning a basketball arena into a bat cave? yes, the scary intruder that made a few fans duck. >> you saw coaches hiding out. that's a funny story. >>> but first, the grim task of identifying the victims enters its second day in brazil. more than 230 people died, hundreds injured in that nightclub fire. >> we spoke earlier with the bbc's julia carnero who just arrived in santa maria. >> good morning, julia. it's hard to get your mind around what the scene must be there now. more than 230 people now. can you paint the scene in terms of where the investigation stands and what the scene around the club and around that morgue must be like right now? >> reporter: this was a very tragic day f
out on gay marriage and only did because joe biden forced his hand. the same thing with gun control. newtown changes the landscape just like 9/11 changed the landscape. i wonder if the president didn't do two things that will cost him nothing, appeased his base knowing he has to compromise move moving forward and put the republicans now on guns and gay marriage and climate change in a position where they will apologioppose it, may win and will look older and more out of touch with younger voters. >> a speech outside washington all this appeal tom coming together and did it at the white house we are going to do this if you want to do this. i thought he was reaching out to american voters and saying, here's my agenda but i need you to come with me and make this happen. i thought in that respect it was an intensely political speech, you're right. there was none of the red states, blue states, purple state of 2009. there was much more of the ideal and he had even said he would give clean water to african countries, that was a change the world speech. this was far more practical, far mor
michelle obama, vice president biden and his wife, jill biden, will attend the national prayer service at washington national cathedral at 9:45 a.m. eastern. at 1:30 p.m. eastern the house ways and means committee holds a hearing on debt and deficit reduction. examining the history of the debt limit, how past congresses have dealt with the him and whether the constitution provides options to the executive branch when the debt limit is reached. the house is expected to vote wednesday on increasing the nation's current debt limit of nearly $16.5 trillion. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. [applause] >> next, a discussion about gun violence and gun control measures. chicago mayor rahm emanuel was joined by ohio representative stephen latourette at an event hosted by the university of chicago's institute of politics. former nbc nightly news anchor tom brokaw moderated the discussion. it's about an hour and 15 minutes. >> thank you all very much for being here. i've been in this business for a long time,
so much york -- sotomayor did the officials were in for biden yesterday. then at the swearing in to office by chief justice john roberts. the president will deliver his inaugural address. roby musical performance by kellie clarkson -- there will be a musical performance by kelly clarkson. finally, beyonce will close the ceremony with the national anthem. for lunch. we will be able to show you the toast their lives. -- there live. the next call comes from david on our republican line. caller: the morning. i wanted to thank you for taking my call. i believe that this is a very sad day. the mayor, i knew, the america one i do not know if she can ever come back. host: why? caller: i grew up with work ethic. you work hard to get what you want. the government was your ally, not adversaries. it seems to me it is tax and spend. let's not talk about the deficit. let's talk about gun control. these priorities are skewed. host: that was stated in the bronx, new york. we want to show you a video of harry -- talking about presidential artifacts. >> part of it is just about the enthusiasm.
the announcement? >> he has jack lew. he has joe biden to send up for the all-important relationships on capitol hill. i think this was a legacy pick. the president now has as we know an ambitious agenda that he laid out in the inaugural address. the question is, who is going to protect those goals from him? it's someone he has been with ever since his federal public life has started. that's mcdonough. this is somebody he trusts to protect not just himself. not just the staff, but to move that legacy and the obama era sooner or later will come to an end. the president clearly wants to make the major shape now. i think that's why he picked this man he trusts and has known for so long. >> john kerry ends before the senate foreign relations committee and he will be confirmed. i don't think there is any doubt about that. chuck hagel, that could be a little bit more. >> i think they will rough him up and be more lively than the john kerry hearings. in the end, the numbers. once senator schumer democrat said he answered all my questions, we know there have been meetings with others who have been criti
assault weapons band. the vice president joe biden is championing universal background checks. this week, a senate which i hearing -- committee hearing testimony from the gabriel giffords. peter doocy reporting from washington. >> more than 157 kinds of military style assault weapons would be banned by legislation introduced by democratic senator dianne feinstein and she said this morning she thinks most americans are behind her. >> sandy hook, i think, really destroys all of this kind of tales that the nra is trying to weave about young people and guns. >> president obama revealed in an interview with the new republic he takes guests skeet shooting at camp david all the time. he he said i have a profound respect for the tradition of hunting that trace back in this country for generations and i think those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake. we he heard from one of those hunters, congressman paul ryan this morning. >> let's go beyond just this debate and let's make sure we get deeper. what's our policy on mental illness? what's going on in our culture that produces this kind
of america and this coming monday, the party really starts. hey, everybody, it's me, your vp joe biden and i'm inviting you to join me this monday at the dover speedway at dover, delaware for a little party called the biden bash, forget the inspirational speeches and this is fun. cotton candy, an amateur dog show, a bouncing castle. do you think you can jump higher than me, find out in the game i call, do you think you can jump higher than me and be sure to join me for my kung fu exhibition. biden time, objectioh! (laughter) >> i'd go to that. i think a child could jump higher than that. >> that was "saturday night live" last night. welcome back to "fox & friends" on this sunday morning, you know, one week from today, bars, family rooms across this country will be filled to capacity, hot wings, beer, because it's the super bowl-- baltimore ravens especially here. >> tucker: and jim cook to runs sam adams, what halloween is for nestle's, hershey, is super bowl. >> ainsley: and swimsuit models, wings, super bowl, anchoring that segment. >> clayton: that will be a tough day. san francisco, one
this day, joe biden was sworn in as vice president of the united states. tomorrow, tomorrow it will be ceremonial, but today, it is official. what a great day! what a great day we are listrating, emily's success with strength in numbers, women leading the way. isn't that exciting? 15 more women senators, democratic women in the united states senate. that is remarkable. in this cycle, 18 more democratic women in the house, bringing our number 261 women in the house. you hear a lot about -- 61 women in the house. you hear a lot about, how are some people going to reach women voters? the reason we are successful is that we're not just asking women for their vote -- we are asking them to serve. a seat at the table. that is why with emily's list's help, in the congress of the united states that was one in two weeks ago, the house democratic caucus -- women and minorities, lgbt make the majority of house democratic caucus. isn't that exciting? not only that -- they have seats at the head of the table. a majority of our ranking members, which means they will be chairman in a couple
to vice president biden, the other potential candidate at just 48%. he says it's way too early for this kind of talk. >> i haven't made that judgement. and hillary hasn't made that judgement. >> reporter: he says he'll be busy in the coming years working on issues, two of those will get a lot of attention, guns and immigration. hillary clinton's last day at the state department is friday. >> david, thanks to you. meantime, the incoming secretary of state will join the president as the white house keeps a close watch on north korea. this weekend, that country appearing to up the stakes again, promising to retaliate against any country that imposes sanctions ordered by the u.n. north korea's new young leader also convening his team, prompting spy satellites to be launched tonight. we turn to gloria riviera. >> reporter: good evening, david. south koreans are concerned tonight after north korea singled this country out, vowing to take action against the people here if south koreans support the u.s. backed sanctions now being put into place. according to north korea's central news
, coming out of a heated primary. setting up hilary clinton four years from now? joe biden, hillary clinton. who will he endorse? >> people say thank you all the time, don't sit down and do a rare interview on "60 minutes. on ." >> i thought it was a good sendoff for hillary clinton. the last time i saw president obama do a joint interview, he was with michelle obama last time i saw hillary do a joint interview, she was with bill. >> what am i missing? >> not sure they are cynical. >> taking it at face value. the face value this is extraordinary. a president doesn't do a sit-down interview with a member of the cabinet. >> i think it helped her coming out of the benghazi hearings, number one. number two, hillary touched on something that i think people kind of laughed you off, the spouses take it harder, and that is a direct reference to bill clinton. bill came up. >> that's what she said. >> having been a spouse and a candidate, i think spouses take it much harder. you know, in a way, just as the president said, we're out there and responding minute by minute. and you don't have time to sit
after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's plan for new firearm laws. several high-powered speakers addressed the crowd at the gun control march... but perhaps the most powerful testimony came from colin goddard... a survivor of the 2007 massacre at virginia tech. "we need to challenge any politician who thinks it's easier to ask an elementary school teacher to stand up to a gunman with an ar-15, than it is to ask them to stand up to a gun lobbyist with a checkbook." the independent firearm owners association president says gun violence won't be solved with a ban. "what is going to be the impact on the future ban of those magazines and guns on criminals or crazy people? zero. nada." but lori bennett hopes for better odds than that. "the bottom line is, we can't prevent all the violence, but if adam lanza went into that school without all those bullets, lives would've been saved." i'm chris mozingo reporting. >> in chicago community activists also rallied against gun violence. several local organizations led by cook county board president in the illin
in 2016? >> eric: i do. i love him. i would rather watch joe biden all day today than listen to president obama. >> dana: you might get your chance. >> greg: i came across this before the show started. my favorite inaugust ration moment was michelle obama sitting next to john boehner. shoots him the most disgusted look. it's like that is -- only a woman could pull that off. isn't that great? >> kimberly: eyeball roll. >> greg: did you doctor that? no. a woman is good at that. >> dana: that is why hillary clinton will be a good candidate. >> kimberly: ice it. >> bob: did you say that is the way you look at me? >> dana: sometimes. you have don't see me. >> bob: yes, i do. congratulations to bill and melinda gates who made enormous contributions but now they have a goal to eradicate polio from the earth. only one other disease eradicated was smallpox. we don't have polio in the united states much anymore. it's rampant in africa and asia. congratulate them for using the money the right way. >> dana: they are tireless. >> bob: they are. >> dana: they use their money in the right way when they
biden was out having a fireside google hang out trying to persuade, and i'm glad the administration is taking the case on the road. karl frisch, professor jason johnson thank you for joining me inside "the war room." >> thank you. >> thanks, governor. >> jennifer: you bet. in the 41 days since the tragedy at newtown, 41 days now, at least 1121 americans have died due to gun violence. of course, those who die are just a fraction of the victims of gun violence. 13-year-old gabriel clark of massachusetts is still recovering after being shot last friday. it's tragic that something so horrific could happen to someone so young but the circumstances are even worse. gabriel was walking to his church to attend choir practice when a car drove past him. someone from the car shot him in the stomach. the pastor said that gabriel told him even through the pain that god had saved his life. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> she's joy behar. >> and current will let me say anything. >> only on current tv. >> jennifer: you know that every two minutes
morning, everybody. vice president biden is traveling to richmond virginia today along with homeland security secretary janet napitano to hold al roundtable conversation about the administration's plans to curb gun violence. bobby stein and experts who have been working gun safety issues since village tech in april, 2007 will be in attend as at virginia commonwealth university. it comes on the heels of biden's gom talk yesterday pushing for assault weapons in the wake of a natural disaster and possible ensuing chaos. he minced no words, his assertion that a shotgun would be easier to handle and when asked about the effectiveness of limiting high-capacity mag stages, biden pointed out that the gunmen in tucson and aurora had to change magazines because they had to reload. republicans will decided to whether or not to give r andncrance pre- prebus. last night, louisiana governor bobby jendell said the party needs to change everybody but values. we are back with more bill press after the break. >> current's award winning original series is back with an all-ne
way that joe biden and others could not get themselves branded separately, they were thought of as somewhat candidates. you can see martin o'malley starting to do that and they're trying to figure out a way to find some room between them. he is known in a better light nationally. gov. martin o'malley has a good net worth and the two of them are pushing a very hard. is biden does not wrong, those are the types of names you can see popping up. -- if biden doesn't not run, those are who you can see. host: are there emerging politicians to watch that may not be getting as much coverage right now or emerging vice- presidential candidates? host: bob mcdonnell down in virginia -- guest: bob mcdonnell is very popular. they are doing things that are problematic though. sandoval could be a possibility. he's pro-abortion but works well across the aisle. martinez to do well in the southwest and had a few setbacks in the last few years. he is someone i would keep watching. and in colorado, he is just getting rave reviews. he is very well liked by democrats. persian for stronger gun contro
is diminishing a little bit after we conducted the poll after the shooting in newtown, connecticut. joe biden was very active in all this. he as well as homeland security janet napolitano and other top administration officials are going to richmond, virginia. they're going to be holding a town hall there on gun control. and he was talking about this yesterday as well. we'll talk more about that next hour, john. >> fantastic. great to see you this morning. >> thank you. >> nine minutes past the hour. more angry threats from north korea overnight. a statement from the country's unification committee warns of what they call physical counter measures against south korea if they directly participate in u.n. sanctions against the north. the statement calls seoul a puppet to the west and says the latest u.n. resolution passed earlier this week is equivalent to a declaration of war. >> rhode island could be the next state where same self couples can get married. house lawmakers approved a measure by a vote of 51-19. the bill has been introduced every year for 11 years there and this was the first tim
. vice-president, please raise your right hand and repeat after me. >> i, and joseph r. biden, engineer do solemnly swear, that i will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies foreign and domestic, that i will bear allegiance and true faith to the same, that i take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that i will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which i am about to enter, so help me god. >> congratulations. [applause] ♪ >> it is my pleasure to introduce renowned musical artist james taylor. [applause] ♪ 0, a beautiful, for spacious skies for amber waves of grain for purple mountains majesty of the of the frigid plane -- fruited plain america, america thee and his grace on crown thy good with brotherhood , from sea to shining sea from sea to shining sea ♪ [applause] >> it is my honor to present the chief justice of the united states, john g. roberts jr., who will administer the presidential oath of office. everyone please rise. [applause] >> please raise your right hand and repe
biden participated in an online chat on gun control. during the expression, he expressed support for an unlimited round of gun magazine. caused the battering firearm on a boeing 747 dreamliner earlier this month. >>> and the state overwhelmingly passed legislation opposing gay marriage. now, back to "hardball." >>> in life, as we all know, there are no guarantees of success. not everyone is going to be able to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to a chance. >> welcome back to "hardball." that was defense secretary leon panetta today as he overturned a 1994 ban on women serving in combat. the truth is american women have been in combat in both iraq and afghanistan, but they have been prevented from advancing to some higher ranking positions within the military. panetta said decisions going forward must not be made based upon gender but on qualifications. >> i fundamentally believe that our military is more effective when success is based solely on ability, on qualifications, and on performance. when i have gone to bethesda to visit wounded warriors and when i have gone
. the white house meeting also included vice president biden and cabinet officials, along with the heads of the major cities chiefs association and the major county sheriffs association. we recognize that this is an issue that elicits a lot of passion all across the country. hopefully if law enforcement officials who are dealing with this stuff every single day can come to some basic consensus in terms of steps that we need to take, congress is going to be paying attention to them and we'll be able to make progress. >> sreenivasan: president obama renewed his push for a ban on assault-style weapons. but he also said washington has to "get serious" about universal background checks and mental health issues. the boy scouts confirmed today they're reconsidering a longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders. a spokesman said the policy may be changed to let sponsors of individual units decide for themselves. sponsoring groups are generally churches and civic organizations. protests over the gay ban have prompted some corporations to stop donating money to the scouts. a $50 billion disaster ai
of 2012. the white house meeting also included vice president biden and cabinet officials, along with the heads of the major cities chiefs association and the major county sheriffs association. we recognize that this is an issue that elicits a lot of passion all across the country. hopefully if law enforcement officials who are dealing with this stuff every single day can come to some basic consensus in terms of steps that we need to take, congress is going to be paying attention to them and we'll be able to make progress. >> sreenivasan: president obama renewed his push for a ban on assault-style weapons. but he also said washington has to "get serious" about universal background checks and mental health issues. the boy scouts confirmed today they're reconsidering a longstanding ban on gay scouts and leaders. a spokesman said the policy may be changed to let sponsors of individual units decide for themselves. sponsoring groups are generally churches and civic organizations. protests over the gay ban have prompted some corporations to stop donating money to the scouts. a $50 bill
for these new gun laws. what is he up to? >> reporter: biden is a former prosecutor. he is the author of violence against women act. he held a couple events last week including google plus hankout and roundtable at virginia commonwealth university. his criticism of assault weapons that they put police at disadvantage. cops find themselves outgunned. new york city police commissioner ray kelley said he would like an assault weapons ban but he said handguns is the big problem. >> we don't want them on the streets, make no mistake about it. but the problem is the handgun. 60% of the murders in new york city are caused by handguns and we've simply have too many of them. >> reporter: in an interview with "the new republic" over the weekend president obama said the reality of guns in rural areas is very different from that in cities. gun control supporters need to understand that and need to do more listening. jamie in. jamie: it will be interesting to see between listening to all these folks what we get on it. thanks so much, wendell. jon: well, a lot of folks are facing a tough commute to
gearing up for an all-out battle insisting that gun bans make no one safer. vice president biden is spear heading a public push for new gun legislation that will strengthen background checks and limit high-power ammunition magazines and get assault we havens off of america's streets. >> this is about action. no more talk if not now, when? >> the american debate over guns. hitting home in the nation's capital. brian moore, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the senate is scheduled to begin hearings on the gun control debate starting this wednesday. >> and near baltimore one organization came together to help organize a plan to reduce crime in the city. the guardian angels held their second community meeting yesterday bringing together police and officials to discuss ways everyone can get involved to help lower crime. >> and what we hope to do is bring this group of people together and come up with some sort of like-minded idea of what we can all do as far as community and policing and whatever to curb the crime in baltimore. >> the guardian angels not only volunteered to troop the streets but conduct wo
. that is why all of us in the president, by the way, the vice president, president vice president biden, and those of us are fighting for this are going to spread the word to the corners of the country. nra members have been speaking out to get something done. these are good law-abiding citizens who want to hunt. they want to go duck hunting. and the guns that they use only allow three bullets. deer hunting depending on what state you are in allow five bullets. most hunters will tell you if you don't get it on the first try, you probably won't get it on the second one. yet we have these machines. we have a large magazines. they can take down 20 children in seconds. the only reason is that our first responders were there and the killer ended up taking his own life. some people will say that it still won't work. let me tell you why it will work. because if you don't have these guns and the large magazines on the shelves, they have done a terrific killings and wouldn't be able to go into a gun store and just buy them. they don't have the background to go and look to wear where the black ma
. >>> the obama administration's fight for gun control is hitting the road on friday. vice president joe biden heads to the staunch ly pro-gun state of virginia and today he will take to the internet to take questions how to reduce gun violence speaking to the public on a live streaming google chat. >>> female smokers today have a higher risk of dying from lung cancer than several decades ago. in a study out by the new england journal of medicine, researchers are finding women are smoking more and starting younger patterns that mirror the smoking habit of younger counterparts. women have caught up with men in the risk of deaths of smoking related sickness. 18% of american women are smokers. >>> cnbc mary thompson of the new york stock exchange, look likes a rough day ahead for aping, right? >> it certainly could be. apple shipped a record 7.8 million iphones in the last quarter given wall street was expecting it to sell 50 million, its shares drop 10% after-hours after reporting quarterly results which failed to impress, profits flat and sales came below estimates for the third straight quarte
biden, gretchen, who will hold a round table at virginia commonwealth university today, joined by homeland security secretary janet napolitano and kathleen sebelius, the secretary of health and human services. and by some experts who worked on the virginia tech massacre in 2007 in which 32 people were killed. it aims to get lawmakers the support california diane feinstein reintroduced the assault weapons ban and calling for universal background checks on gun buyers. feinstein held a news conference with a display of the weapons her bill would ban. the future manufacture of the dealers could continue to sell existing stock. she was the president of the san francisco board of supervisors in the late 1970s when a former supervisor shot and killed another member of the board and the city's mayor, and feinstein was on the scene. >> i know the urge to arm yourself because that's what i did. i was trained in firearms. i'd walk to the hospital with my -- when my husband was sick. i carried a concealed weapon. i made the determination that if somebody was going to try to take me out, i
for president until right now. >> how could would you feel if u are vice president biden. >> i wonder. endorsement of hillary clinton. it feels like endorsement. >> how do you feel if you are the vice president. all these polls came out this week in a head-to-head matchup between hillary clinton and vice president biden. hillary would win in a landslide. we are not running. we didn't say anything yet. is he like we just started our second term here. >> this is a show been on the air for approaching 50 years. made its bones and reputation by barbecuing people. giving people a tough time on air. does the president, do the secretary of state need more exposure? do we not hear enough from them? what's the point of this. >> you think of 60 mince. see in 15 minutes. called this interview because i wanted to thank hillary here. here is what bernie goldberg has to say about the media, specifically. >> four years ago the so-called mainstream media fell in love with barack obama. they have been slobbering over him ever since. now we have hillary clinton who is another potential historic figure.
doing this interview together, i think. >>steve: then joe biden -- here's what i think. i think this would have been a great interview for the month after they decide to get together. it's been four years. we already know they put everything aside. they got together. bush and reagan were at each other in the primaries. they ended up president and vice president. these two guys, tooth and nail, they ended up coming together. a great story. i wanted to know, number one, what exactly she did as opposed to what he did. were weren't they able to get a deal on north korea? why weren't they able to get an envoy for palestinian-israeli peace. we didn't get any of that. >>steve: all good questions. we did see a lot of love between best friends forever. here's 1 minute and 46 second of "60 minutes" last night. >> i want to have a chance to publicly say thank you because i think hillary clinton will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we've had. >> after i ended my campaign, i immediately did everything i could to help the president get elected because despite our hard-fought
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